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Bagan
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Yangon
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Myanmar
Discovery Tours
5 Days / 4 Nights
6 Days / 5 Nights
8 Days / 7 Nights
12 Days / 11 Nights
20 Days / 11 Nights
Yangon City Package
4 Days / 3 Nights
Extension Tours
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Kyaiktiyo
The Golden Rock
Mawlamyaing & Pa An
Sittwe & Mrauk U
From Mandalay
Monywa - Po Win Taung & Shwe Ba Taung
Maymoo - Lashio & Pyin Oo Lwin
From Heho & Inle Lake
Kyaing Tong
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Tourist Destinations
Bagan
Beach Extensions
Inle Lake
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Kyaing Tong
Mandalay
Rakhine
Yangon

 

 

County Information
Union of Myanmar

COUNTRY Union of Myanmar
SIZE 678,500 sq.Km
BOUNDARIES Bangladesh 193 Km, China 2,185 Km, India 1,463 Km, Laos 235 Km, Thailand 1,800 Km
COASTLINE 1,930 Km
TERRAIN Central lowlands ringed by steep, rugged highlands. Strategic location near major Indian Ocean shipping lanes.
CLIMATE Tropical monsoon; cloudy, rainy, hot, humid summers (Southwest monsoon from June-September); less cloudy, scant rainfall, mild temperatures, lower humidity during winter (Northeast monsoon from December-April)
CAPITAL Yangon
CURRENCY Kyat (MMK)
GOVERNMENT Military regime.
HEAD OF STATE Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Sr. Gen. Than Shwe
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Sr. Gen. Than Shwe
NATIONALITY Burmese
POPULATION 42,238,224
ETHNIC GROUPS Burman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, Others 5%
RELIGIONS Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3#, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, Animist 1% and others 2%
LANGUAGE Burmese, minority ethnic groups have their own languages
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